Position paper - Review of CO2 emission standards regulation for heavy-duty vehicles

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Car and van CO2 targets: Charging infrastructure essential to meet member state ambition

To meet the extremely ambitious CO2 reduction goals agreed last night by European environment ministers, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for drastic action on charging infrastructure.

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Electric cars: Half of all chargers in EU concentrated in just two countries

New data analysis from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) shows that half of all charging points for electric cars in the European Union are concentrated in only two countries - the Netherlands (90,000 chargers) and Germany (60,000).

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Position Paper - Recast of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) as part of the ‘Fit for 55’ climate package.

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Passenger car registrations: -13.7% five months into 2022; -11.2% in May

In May 2022, European Union passenger car registrations slipped back by 11.2% to 791,546 units, marking the eleventh consecutive month of decline.

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European Parliament vote on CO2 for cars and vans: automobile manufacturers react

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) takes note of the European Parliament's plenary vote on CO2 reduction targets for cars and vans. It now urges MEPs and EU ministers to consider all the uncertainties facing the industry, as it prepares for a massive industrial transformation.

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Position paper - Review of CO2 emission standards regulation for heavy-duty vehicles

CO2 emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles have been in force since 2019, when targets were set to reduce CO2 emissions from the most relevant heavy-duty vehicle segments by -15% in 2025 and -30% in 2030. Key elements of the regulation will be reviewed by the end of 2022.

Share of VAT in the net price of cars, by EU country

The automobile sector provides a vital source of government revenue to EU member states. This interactive map shows the share of value-added tax (VAT) in the net price of new passenger cars, by EU country.

Fiscal income from motor vehicles in major European markets

Motor vehicles generate almost €375 billion in taxes per year for the national governments of the major European markets. This interactive map shows the fiscal income from motor vehicles per country, as well as for the different types of taxes.

CO2-based motor vehicle taxes in the EU, by country

21 out of the 27 EU member states apply CO2-based taxation to passenger cars. This page provides an overview of the various CO2-based tax measures (related to acquisition, ownership and company cars) for each of the 27 EU member states.

Electric vehicles: tax benefits and purchase incentives in the EU, by country

Purchase incentives for electric vehicles are currently available in 21 EU member states. This page provides an overview of the various tax benefits (related to acquisition, ownership and company cars) and purchase incentives for each of the 27 EU member states.

Launch of the Automotive Regions Alliance strengthens industrial ecosystems

An Automotive Regions Alliance has been created to support a fair and successful mobility transition for European regions, guaranteeing that no region is left behind.

Excise duties on diesel, by EU country (€/1,000 litres)

This interactive chart provides a detailed overview of the excise duties levied on diesel (in €/1,000 litres) by each of the 27 member states of the European Union.

Excise duties on petrol, by EU country (€/1,000 litres)

This interactive chart provides a detailed overview of the excise duties levied on unleaded petrol (in €/1,000 litres) by each of the 27 member states of the European Union.

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About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 16 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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